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CNN
Sep 22, 2010 6:00am EDT
of weather. igor hit parts of newfoundland, canada yesterday and scooting off to the northern atlantic. and this is from a tropical storm in the pacific. some of that will get into the desert southwest for flooding there. rain across south texas and severe weather threat across the northern tier as this front tries to cool things off. but ahead of it, it's going to be toasty. 85 in new york, 91 in d.c., there were a slew of highs yesterday, and even though tonight fall arrives, the heat will continue. >>> well, listen to this, a group of students from virginia tech, they won a competition in europe. it's called a solar decathlon. they were able to prove that they could build a solar-powered house and it be sort of comfortab comfortable. check it out in this week's "edge of discovery." >> reporter: welcome to the home of the future. when you wake up, the cold concrete floor warms up. your favorite music starts playing, and coffee begins to brew. and as you drive away, the house locks itself. >> the house is the solar house that gets all the energy from the sun. >> reporter: a group of v
CNN
Sep 24, 2010 9:00am EDT
canada and billionaire bill gates tell cnn they participated in the film because of their concerns. >> we have a school day that's too short, a school year that's too short and we have lots of teach here's should not be teaching. >> reporter: and to offer solutions for the future. >> today the internet gives you that opportunity to watch the best lectures in the world. they're out there for free. if you take advantage of those resources, you can be broader and deeper than any of the kids were in my generation. >> among 30 developed countries, we rank 25th in math and 21st in science, and almost every category we have fallen behind. >> when i watch these things, you have to have some skepticism. >> reporter: jay fernandez from the hollywood reporter says "super man" has more to do with aspiring change than assigning blame. >> the studio and filmmakers hope this doesn't just spark debate but sparks reform. >> reporter: fernandez says his greatest concern is that moviegoers guilt might actually keep them from buying a ticket. >> it's almost like i know this is out there, but do i really want
CNN
Sep 29, 2010 6:00am EDT
cream? yeah. ♪ and i do ♪ and i do ♪ and i do >>> buddies from canada, rush. >> how long ago was that song? i love it. >> early 1981, i think. they're playing at the
CSPAN
Sep 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
this on purpose so people do not know products' buying meat coming in from australia, mexico, and canada. i live on a very limited income, so i tend to buy the cheaper products. i was applying -- buying 1-pound chubbs of meat. there were some pretty gross things in there. i ask the person who worked there, and she told me, do not tell anyone i told you this because i could lose my job, but do not buy that product, it is garbage. guest: country of origin labels -- there are requirements. in a package of meat that i bought over the weekend, there were four countries listed. host: really, and they mix it all together? ground beef does not necessarily come from one count? really? -- from one cow? guest: part of the story of globalization is the globalization of our food supply. i think there is still a question, the side of clear the bridge is -- which could be a legitimate issue. there is also a question about whether or not the last place where the food passes through is labeled. sometimes where it is grown, raised is put on the label, but not where it is packaged. you do not know the trail of pla
MSNBC
Sep 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
and scientists say it is safe, critics are not convinced. >> reporter: at a fish farm in canada, scientists are turning these tiny atlantic salmon eggs into a sort of super fish, injecting them with a growth hormone from chinook salmon that causes them to grow twice the fast and twice the harvest. the company says the scientist can relieve overfishing and put more salmon on dinner plates. >> in terms of appearance, taste and texture and biology, the salmon is the same. >> reporter: but consumer health and environmental groups have dubbed the salmon franken fish. ben & jerry's ice cream have launched a something's fishy campaign and any genetically altered animals for consumption. >> today it is the genetically engineered fish and then a pig and chicken. >> reporter: mixed reaction. >> common sense. it's not supposed to be healthy. >> would i eat genetically enhanced food? we're already doing it with processed food. >> reporter: no one has eaten genetically altered fish. and some people have such violent reactions to fish. the fda has already determined it is safe to eat. but the union that
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